Weekly Roundup – Annie Leonard, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Spencer Overton

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with the latest news from our headlining speakers! Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, has an interesting (and troubling) blog post on Huffington Post this week, entitled The Hidden Consequences of Food Waste. It’s more than what you scrape off your plate at the end of a meal – …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Lilly Ledbetter, Christine McKinley, Sonia Shah

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with the latest news from our headlining speakers! Lilly Ledbetter spoke at the inaugural “United State of Women Summit”, hosted by the White House, where she shared the podium with luminaries such as President Obama and Vice President Biden, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey. Christine …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Michal Mann, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with the latest news from our headlining speakers – Hot enough for you? According to climatologist Michael Mann, it’s only going to get hotter. Quoted in a recent TIME Magazine article, Mann says “If we continue to burn fossil fuels and increase the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Arsalan Iftikhar, Kathleen Hanna

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers: Arsalan Iftikhar’s new book Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms is gaining a lot of attention, as seen in this interview . Riot Grrrl Kathleen Hanna has a most unexpected song coming out – a funny, folky …Read More

Weekly Round Up: David Quammen, Lilly Ledbetter

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers:   Congratulations to David Quammen! National Geographic Magazine has devoted the May issue to the centennial of Yellowstone Park, and David wrote and edited the entire issue (first time in NatGeo history!).   Taking her equal pay message internationally, Lilly Ledbetter …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Kate Harding, Jim Lucas, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers:   Congratulations to Kate Harding who has been named one of two visiting writers for the Cornell College Center for the Literary Arts!   Be sure to check out the newest book from Sonia Shah, Pandemic.  Available now!   Head over to …Read More

Weekly Round-up: Ainissa Ramirez, Lilly Ledbetter, Robert Bullard

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers:   Dr. Ainissa Ramirez tells us why “Melts in your mouth not in your hands” is not just a slogan, it’s science. Check out the Podcast here.   Lilly Ledbetter discusses misconceptions about pay inequity and why she supports Hillary Clinton. …Read More

Weekly Roundup: Charles Johnson, Jim Lucas, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Hope everyone is having a great week! Check out the latest from some of our awesome change-makers in the news:   Have a listen to Marc Steiner’s recent WEAA radio show, in which he sits down for a conversation with the great writer and thinker Charles Johnson to discuss Dr. Johnson’s powerful book The Words …Read More

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